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Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
"early today" in america. >>> police in west virginia are looking for a middle-aged woman who robbed a bank. sveillance cameras captured a woman sliding a note to a teller demanding money. the suspect waited as the cash was stuffed into a bag. >>> a new york woman is dead after driving her car into a backyard pool. the woman accidentally drove in reverse. when the vehicle was found, it had broken through the ice and was submerged in water with the victim inside. >>> a lightning strike in oklahoma sparked aire the a large oil storage tank. the bolt ignited the fuel creating a ring of flames that could be seen for five miles. the blaze remained confined to the rim of the tank. >>> a zoo in new jersey found a special way to celebrate national penguin day yesterday. a group of four afternoon an ris made their deut. they came from southwest africa with a very similar climate to new jersey. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist raphael miranda with the weather channel forecast. i'm kind of depending on you to explain how new jersey has the same
NBC
Jan 26, 2010 4:30am EST
early today in america. a robber in washington state brutally beat a woman at an atm machine for less than a dollar. the suspect used an object resembling a pipe. the multiple blows caused severe lacerations and the suspect stole her wallet which had 15 cents in it. >>> a land slide in san antonio caused officials to evacuate around 100 homes. the shifting soil caused crevices to form in backyards some as large as six feet. some homes have already suffered structure damage from the collapsing earth. residents are being put up in hotel rooms paid for by the housing complex. >>> scientist in california are examining a mars rock believed to come from deep within the planet. nasa's exploration rover "opportunity" discovered the baseball size rock. it is different in composition and character from any other rock they found on the planet and could shed light on the interior of the red planet. >>> the girl scout bakery in kentucky added another item to its roster. the latest creation. thank you berry much. a cranberry cookie with white chocolate fudge chips. >>> here's bill karins with the w
NBC
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> in florida, it was no ordinary day at the beach. hundreds of sharks converged on the shallow waters by singer island, closing the beach for swimming. swarms of sharks cruised in three to four feet of water, very close to the shore. >>> a massive inferno tore through an abandoned hospital building in oregon. the former mental health facility was fully ablaze when firefighters arrived. over a dozen fire trucks responded. officials are investigating the cause. >>> a texas woman is facing felony charges after leading police on a high-speed chase with five children in the back seat. police say the suspect blew through stop signs and jumped curbs, all while five children in the vehicle. there's no word on why the mother took off. . >>> a california man who saved a red-tailed hawk never stopped supporting it. he rushed the bird to an animal hospital after his car collided with it. when the bird recovered, the hospital offered him the honor of releasing it. he was very happy to see the hawk spreads its wings once again. >>
NBC
Jan 29, 2010 4:30am EST
hits the road to try to win back the hearts and minds of america. >>> pounding in the plains. winter tightens its grip on the u.s., slicking up roads across the country. >>> and back in the spotlight. unseen for 50 years, a stunning 31 carat diamond goes on unseen for 50 years, a stunning 31 carat diamond goes on display. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. >>> and today we begin with back to basics. with his first rocky year in office now behind him, president obama is kicking back into campaign mode, working to sell his revamped economic message to the american people. but with the public frustrated and congressional incumbents feeling the heat, the president will have to take his victories one step at a time. a close one came yesterday as the senate confirmed fed chief ben bernanke for a second term by the thinnest margin in history. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: the day after his state of the union promise to focus on the economy, president obama went to florida touring an air force base sending supplies to hait
NBC
Jan 27, 2010 4:30am EST
stairs making news "early today" in america. >>> a deputy in california pulled a man from the path of an oncoming train. an infrared camera shows the man stumbling down the tracks. the officer runs up and grabs him second before the train moves through. police arrested the man for public drunkenness and concluded he was attempting suicide. >>> an elementary school in massachusetts is closed after vandals left behind a trail of destruction. the suspect's ram sacked desks and 200 donated computers. it caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. >>> treacherous conditions in iowa. five people have died from accidents as visibility dropped to as low as one car length. the blifd conditions has left stranded vehicles slun alongside highways. melted snow over the weekend which later re-froze contributed to much of that buildup in ice. >>> and you can tell the success or lack of it for the minnesota vikings just by looking at one of their biggest fans n. 1975, after the steelers beat the vikings in the super bowl, he decided not to shave until his team won the championship. 45 years la
NBC
Jan 15, 2010 4:30am EST
making news early today in america. >>> connecticut researchers are using the latest technology to unlock the secrets of a 4,000-year-old mummy. tests done yesterday revealed the body they thought was a male priest was actually a woman in her 30s. scientists are working to determine her background and cause of death. >>> a washington state man may face charges of illegal possession after officials found four-foot alligator and 40 snakes in his home. animal control officers seized the snakes, most of which were poisonous. they have the daunting test of finding homes for nonvenue on manious snakes. >>> in three days they created this guy, luigi. a comb for a nose and bricks for its mouth. while the family has a history of making mammoth snowmen this broke their previous record by four feet. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. your forecast being put to good use there. >> very much. i thought super mario was luigi. >> he wasn't wearing his little jumper. >> suspenders. people in nebraska hav
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 4:30am EST
here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> three teenagers were rescued after being stranded on an ice sheet in a michigan river. their boat died in a frigid 4 degree weather and that forced them to float across a floating piece of wayward ice. firefighters used an air boat to rescue them. >>> orange farmers in florida are scrambling to save their trees. some have sprinkler running all week. the younger trees are especially vulnerable to frost and the constant miss may make the difference between a fruitful orchard. >>> one colorado couple to a significant starting line. the pair decided to get married on a racetrack, as it's the activity that first brought them together. while the two survived fiery crashes, fortunately a safe victory lap. but this union right on track. what a way to start a marriage. >>> and a pledge made 20 years ago by third gradersin washington brought former classmates back to their school. the third grade class vowed to meet at noon on new year's day in 2010. the teacher said he didn't know how many people would show up. the reunit
NBC
Jan 7, 2010 4:30am EST
burden. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> one unhappy fast food patron in missouri did what we've all felt like doing at some point but actually would never do. she took her anger out on the mcdonald's staff after her order was messed up. heaving a bucket of mop water at employees and trashing the restaurant. the manager estimates $3,000 worth of damage. >>> in rhode island, a new year's day shooting was captured on tape. the suspect rang every buzzer in his ex-girlfriend's apartment building until someone let him in. when the current boyfriend answereded the door, he pulled a gun and fired shots. he was hit three times but survived. >>> the unusually cold florida weather has forced manatees to find warmer waters. while sea cows can grow to 1,500 pounds, the bulber that helps keep them warm is only around an inch thick. >>> sea turtles in north carolina are also feeling the chill. volunteers are scrambling to save turtles stunned by the icy water and rendered motionless. the stunned sea turtles must be rehabilitated in warm water
NBC
Jan 11, 2010 4:30am EST
making news early today in america. >>> police in wisconsin are looking for a man who threw a molotov cocktail at a gas station cashier. the masked suspect entered the store and flung the flaming bottle. the clerk was safely protected by blutullet-proof glass but it nearly hit a customer. it came just days after the arrest of a juvenile of a 2007 robbery of the same store. >>> an arizona man facing charges for a bizarre style of driving. highway cameras captured the man going 80-year-old while standing through the car's open sunroof. the standing speedster has been charged with reckless driving. >>> a prank in denver targeting tiger woods and gatorade. landed bootlegged bottle of the sports drink on multiple supermarket shelves. fake labels showed a picture of tiger woods and his wife and the text "unfaithful" on the gatorade bottles. a man who claims he aided in the prank said it was done as a pop art project. federal food safety inspectors are investigating the incident. >>> and one of minnesota's popular tourist destinations came to a freezing halt. frigid weather has turne
NBC
Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
. >> now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> an alleged drunk driver is in hot water after smashing his vehicle into a parked police car in minnesota. video from an officer's dash cam shows the black jeep apparently lose control and plow into the squad car. two officers in the vehicle only suffered minor injuries. the driver failed all field sobriety tests and charged with dwi. >>> this time a tragedy averted. a policeman stopped to help an suv stuck in a different afterwards the cop and driver returned to their vehicles. seconds later, a car slammed into the suv at full speed. fortunately the driver and his children were wearing seatbelts. no one was seriously hurt. >>> the effects of the heavy snow storms that have pounded the midwest were evident in iowa. the roof of a massive hog confinement confined from the snow and ice. several thousand hogs died in the collapse. >>> and some women and men in maine didn't let weather prevent their day at the beach. the group took a polar plunge into the icy atlantic ocean to help combat global warming. wi
NBC
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
some other stories making news early today in america. >>> ohio police are looking for the grinch who stole a charity jar from this convenience store on christmas day. surveillance caught the suspect. that money was intended for the children's miracle network. >>> an unusual weather phenomenon had some nebraska residents seeing double. the rare sighting looks like two mock suns on either side of the real one. they're called sundogs and become visible when the sun is low and ice crystals form in the air. pretty cool there. >>> a fierce winter storm in oklahoma city made power lines look more like jump ropes. high winds whipped around power lines. it sent transformers popping like fireworks. close to 30,000 customers reportedly lost power during the storm. >>> arctic weather blasted billings, montana, where temperatures dropped to as low as 19 degrees below zero overnight. wind chills in the area fell to a frigid minus 52 degrees. the deep freeze thawed slightly during the day, climbing to a balmy 8 degrees above zero. >>> something you don't see everyday on the streets of manhattan
NBC
Jan 6, 2010 4:30am EST
look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> san diego police are looking for two mench accused of beating a man with a skateboard at a train station. they pushed the man onto the tracks and began pummeling him. one suspect struck the man repeatedly with a skateboard. police are still looking for the attackers but also a motive. >>> a 600-pound leather backed turtle came ashore. the large turtles are normally in south america this time of year. wildlife experts suspected something may be wrong. they estimated him to be 40 years old and he was found to have a lacerated fin and taken in for rehabilitation. >>> if you want to know just how cold it is in miami. just take a look at the animals. workers at miami metro zoo found chimpanzees fashioning blankets out of burlap sacks. they had a reason to bundle up. temperatures in the 70s last year. this year they've been as low as the 40s. can't blame them. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. we have all been bundling up for qui
NBC
Jan 5, 2010 4:30am EST
. >>> here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. a washington state family returned from vacation to find a holiday lawn ornament stolen and the crime caught on camera. a man seen walking his dog with a woman approached the porridge, unplugged the penguin ornament and just ran off with it. the family's 10-year-old daughter bought the sea bird with their savings. >>> farmers are doing everything they can in florida from keeping the winter blast from ruining their profit. the ice insulates the fruit why overnight frost and protect the flowers so they produce more strawberri strawberries. >>> a chicago man set a record without moving. jeff miller won the annual couch potato contest for the third straight year. miller watched sports for 72 straight hours without sleeping. he left his chair only once every eight hours to use the restroom. and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. bill, husbands everywhere just got themselves a very good idea. an excuse. >> 72 hours is
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 4:30am EST
america. while the administration expects to recover the money pumped into the financial sector, other bailouts for automakers and the insurance giant aig will likely never be repaid. >>> this morning pope benedict xvi weighed in on the issue of gay marriage suggesting it threatens the natural order of creation. addressi addressing diplomats from more than 100 nations, he talked about same-sex marriage legalization in many parts of the world. he says the issue threatens to undermine the differences between the sexes in fighting discrimination and warned that freedom "cannot be absolute and must correspond to the structure willed by god." >>> capping more than a decade of denials, a teary eyed mark mcgwire admitted to what the whole world suspected, performance enhancing drugs helped catapult him to home run hero. it comes five years after his testimony on capitol hill where he evaded questions about whether he took performance enhancers. now in what some are calling an interview scripted by major league baseball, mcgwire admitted to using the drugs during his 1998 race to break the sin
NBC
Jan 22, 2010 4:30am EST
at other stories making news early today in america. >>> two new york city police officers have been suspended without pay after beating a handcuffed suspect. it happened during an undercover drug operation. the officers can be seen punching the man who was laying face down. two sashths are under investigation for not intervening. >>> a suspect wanted for murder is in custody after a chase in tennessee. the pursuit ended after police boxed in the homicide suspect. one officer with an attack dog tried kicking in the window to get the men out. eventually the swarming police drug him from the cab and arrested him. >>> lick roads and heavy snow called a multivehicle pileup in california. three tractor trailers were part of an 11-vehicle accident that shut down interstate for hours. an suv with a mother and two young kids ended up wedged under that big rig, but fortunately everyone survived. >>> and a virginia doctor has quite a story to tell that is out of this world. while it worked in his private practice, he heard an explosion and saw a rock had smashed through his roof. it turns
NBC
Jan 19, 2010 4:30am EST
is growing better. he says it will be a brighter future, that people, especially in america, will be committed to the cause of rebuilding and helping haiti through this ordeal in the short term and in the long term. that's it from port-au-prince. we'll send it back to you now, lynn. >> lester, thank you so much. >>> with an untold number of haitian children orphaned in that disaster, the u.s. government has announced it will temporarily allow some of those kids into the u.s. to receive medical treatment. homeland security secretary janet napolitano says the u.s. will also take in children that have been previously identified as eligible for adoption by american parents. among those are 53 children who arrived in the u.s. early this morning as part of a mission organized by pennsylvania governor ed rendell. >>> well, in what suddenly has become a crucial test not only for democrats, but for president obama himself, today voters in massachusetts head to the polls for an election viewed by many as a referendum on the president's policies. just weeks ago, democrat martha coakley was crui
NBC
Jan 20, 2010 4:30am EST
america. >>> police in los angeles are looking for a suspect who held a cashier at gunpoint. a surveillance camera captured the robber holding a rifle in the face of a 7-eleven employees. he continuously shouts open it. but the cashier is not able to open either register. the gunman eventually fled empty handed. >>> a woman found dead in a mobile home after a massive tree toppled on her california rv park. heavy wind and rain caused the eucalyptus tree to come crashing down on the victim's trailer. the massive tree was measured ten feet in diameter. >>> also in california, a flight instructor and his student are lucky to be alive after crashing into a mountain. their plane reportedly went down after a strong wind gust and hit a peak in joshua tree national park. rescuers found the plane upside-down hours after the crash. >>> and in baltimore, a mysterious ritual surrounding edgar allan poe's grave appears to be never more. for the last 60 years a cloaked figure has left roses and a bottle of cognac on the author's grave site on the morning of his birthday, january 19th. but the
NBC
Jan 18, 2010 4:30am EST
news "early today" in america. >>> a brawl broke out between two women's college basketball teams in washington, d.c. the melee happened as georgetown and louisville were warming up. a georgetown player reportedly tripped a louisville player who was running laps, sparking a scuffle which had athletes trading punches. since it happened an hour before the game, no penalties were assessed. georgetown went on to win. >>> food and supplies were lacked onto a luxury cruiseliner but not for vacationers. they are using ships to transport it there. 80 pal ets of supplies were loaded onto the cruise ship bound for the earthquake-torn country. >>> the main attraction at a sportsman's show in minnesota wasn't large but made quite a splash. twiggy, the water skiing squirrel, showed off her amazing aquatic skills, wearing a tiny little life preserver. the adorable animal expertly displayed her unique talent. that's always video that makes you smile. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. twiggy never gets o
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 4:30am EST
. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> the los angeles police department is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect responsible for a hit and run accident that severely injured two girls. newly release surveillance video shows the driver striking a 14-year-old girl and her 3-year-old niece as they were crossing a street. officers believe the driver is female is and her white sedan may have damage to the front headlights. >>> in indiana, the search continues for ape man who tried to rob a woman's purse in broad daylight. security video captured the suspect engage anything tug of war with the victim who fell to the floor but would not give up. although the would-be robber left empty handed, police caution it's always best to let go of your belongings in those situations. >>> back in los angeles, a driver is in custody after leading police on a dangerous high-speed chase during rush hour. when the man wouldn't pull over, police spun his vehicle out of control. the suspect was arrested shortly afterward without further inci
NBC
Jan 25, 2010 4:30am EST
america. >>> parts of california have been hit by extreme weather for several weeks now and this past weekend was no exception. a funnel cloud was captured on home video, 50 miles east of san francisco. the funnel cloud never touched down but it did bring a rare tornado warning to the bay area. while last week's storms have moved out of california's coast, cleanup is just beginning. torrential rains fell day after day in some parts, filling catch basins with piles of garbage. another system is expected to move into the area tomorrow but meteorologists say it should be smaller than last week's. >>> a 16-year-old girl is attempting to become the youngest person to sail around the world alone. family and friends gathered this weekend to see her sail into the pacific ocean in a high-tech open ocean vessel. she plans to be at sea for five to six months. and though alone, she'll be able to communicate through a computer blog and satellite phone. >>> minnesota as ns are coming together to celebrate a tradition more than a century old. the 124th annual winter st. paul. this year particip
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 4:30am EST
stories making news early today in america. >>> a new exhibit in washington, d.c. is sure to make you clean out the cluttered closets. a realm brant etching was found in a bathroom catholic. the university president found the print while searching for paper towels. the school won't say how much the etching is worth, but similar works have sold for as much as $100,000. >>> and visitors in philadelphia can once again admire one of the world's most famous statues. the thinker was returned to the pedestal outside a local museum yesterday after it was moved for renovations. while there are other casts of the stooch chew around the world, this one and another in paris are considered iconic. >>> researchers in florida are monitoring eight extremery rare orchid species. the cold snap is threatening the blooms, which are part of a 20-year-old experiment. scientists have little else to do but wait for warmer weather. >>> homeowners in minnesota are desperately hoping they can save their house after it was basically turned into an igloo. the owners were on vacation when a pipe burst on the secon
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